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Doom Guy's coming to Fall Guys

Doom Guy Fall Guys tease.
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This one seems so obvious it's a wonder it didn't happen sooner: a Doom Guy costume is coming to Fall Guys. This character also goes by the names Doomguy, the Doom Marine, or the Doom Slayer. But who is the man behind the mask?

Following hot on the heels of the thrilling news that a bell called Ringus Dingus is incoming, the Fall Guys account tweeted out the following teaser image.

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Yes it's pretty obvious, but in case you needed any more convincing there was the obligatory bit of modern marketing synchronicity, whereby Bethesda's Pete Hines added the :thinking face: emoji to the above. Thinking face indeed.

Hopefully Doom Guy gets better treatment than Sonic did (though to be fair, the Godzilla one was pretty sweet). And with ten million copies sold, this is barely the start of the tie-in costumes.

Rich is a games journalist with 15 years' experience, beginning his career on Edge magazine before working for a wide range of outlets, including Ars Technica, Eurogamer, GamesRadar+, Gamespot, the Guardian, IGN, the New Statesman, Polygon, and Vice. He was the editor of Kotaku UK, the UK arm of Kotaku, for three years before joining PC Gamer. He is the author of a Brief History of Video Games, a full history of the medium, which the Midwest Book Review described as "[a] must-read for serious minded game historians and curious video game connoisseurs alike."